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Virus cases at 106


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Virus cases at 106

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A ten-year-old boy has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 

The Barbadian child was among 125 passengers who arrived at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday on an Air Canada flight.

He was the only positive case among the 69 people on the aircraft who were tested for the viral illness, the Ministry of Health and Wellness said in a statement today.

The other passengers carried validated negative COVID-19 PCR tests.

There are now 106 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Barbados. 

Ninety-one people have recovered, eight are in isolation, and seven have died.

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory carried out 107 tests yesterday, bringing the total number performed since the beginning of the pandemic to 9 602. (BGIS)

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